Are You Ready to Go Freelance?

Viewed in Harvard Business Review. A new Upwork survey reveals some hugely significant statistics about the growth of the American freelance workforce. Over the past five years, its U.S. ranks have grown by 3.7 million workers to now comprise over a third of the total U.S. labor force. The trend now even has a coined… More

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Why Most People Don’t Become Productive

(Despite Trying Really Hard) Viewed in Inc. Despite the best of intentions, most people struggle with productivity. But what can be done to overcome this? Inc. contributor Matt Plummer identifies four not so obvious and even counter intuitive solutions: First, think in terms of high “present value.” This means that investing time up front to… More

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9 Things First-Time Founders Get Wrong About the Journey

Viewed on SaaStr with Jason Lemkin. In this article, Jason Lemkim, provides guidance to successful executives pondering the launching of a startup. His advice: Go for it, but keep some common startup myths prominently in mind: Startups rarely launch quickly; they typically take 24 months to reach fruition.  Venture capital may still be the buzz, but… More

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